To create meaningful change by increasing communication, partnerships and goodwill among stakeholders in the areas of mental health treatment, advocacy, and clinical research with an emphasis on community and advocacy engagement, stigma reduction, and ensuring that clinical research is recognized as a trusted care option.
The Messaging Committee created a series of commercials to address the stigma of mental illness and promote research. These videos are available to Coalition members to use for website, social media, or television spots. We can edit your organizations information to the end of the spots. To see more videos, log into the Community Login and look in the Gallery.
In this month’s podcast, Leslee Bagley shares her story to inspire and bring hope to others living with mental illnesses.
Leslee’s main message is one of hope: “I am proof that treatment really does work.” She urges those with mental illnesses to let people know what was going on with them and not suffer in silence. If you are still breathing then your story is not over.
We recognize that mental health clinical research is a particularly challenging area within research so we’ve brought together stakeholders from pharma, CRO’s, and sites to identify some obstacles and challenges unique to CNS research.
WHY GET STARR CERTIFIED?
One of the STARR Coalition’s favorite advocates is Matthew Shapiro, Associate Director of Public Affairs for NAMI New York State and winner of the distinguished Lew Yagodnik Award for 2020. Matthew’s publicly espoused, unwavering commitment to mental health research has made him a powerful ally in our fight against the stigma of mental health research. […]